Jessica Portillo

Assistant Professor, Music Theory, History, and Composition
Faculty, School of Music

Specialty:Music Theory
Office: James J Whalen Ctr for Music
Ithaca, NY 14850

Jessica Portillo is an assistant professor of music theory at Ithaca College. Originally a native of Texas, Ms. Portillo has taught previously at Northwest Vista College, the University of the Incarnate Word, Texas Tech University and the University of Connecticut.  

Ms. Portillo is currently completing her PhD in Music Theory and History at the University of Connecticut and holds an MM in Music Theory from Texas Tech University and a BM in Music Theory and Composition from the University of the Incarnate Word. 

Ms. Portillo’s research interests include late-Romantic and 20th-century music theory, including tansformational, pitch-space and scale theories.


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